South Plains coach has high praise for Lawrence

By John Davis Special to the Journal If Steve Green’s assessment of Roderick Lawrence turns out to be as accurate as the one he gave for Marshall Henderson, then Ole Miss’ Andy Kennedy should have a reliable starter for the

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Ole Miss signs UT-Martin guard

Ole Miss basketball has signed Terrence Smith, a 6-foot-4 guard from Tennessee-Martin, to a post-graduate scholarship, Rebels coach Andy Kennedy said. Smith, a native of Russellville, Ala., is scheduled to graduate from UTM in May. Smith averaged 14.6 points and

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Rebel Road Trip makes ninth stop in Tupelo tomorrow

Athletics director Ross Bjork, football coach Hugh Freeze and women’s basketball coach Matt Insell will be part of the Ole Miss contingent for Thursday’s Tupelo stop along the Rebel Road Trip. It’s the ninth stop of the week-long tour that

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Trent, Smith help boost Ole Miss pitching staff

It’s a Louisiana-heavy pitching staff for Ole Miss as LSU visits tomorrow. Christian Trent was once a part of the LSU program and has burst onto the scene at Ole Miss after a season at Delgado Community College. Sam Smith

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At SEC’s mid point Rebels keep an eye on regional resume

Ole Miss athletics director Ross Bjork made it clear at the close of last season, as the Rebels were eliminated from the NCAA tournament in a road regional for the third time in four years, that he really wants to

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Wednesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Wednesday morning … The NCAA will now allow unlimited meals as part of the full cost of scholarship. The release says prior to Tuesday athletes received three meals a day or a food stipend. I

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Trent’s second chance

Ole Miss left-hander Christian Trent, once a member of the LSU baseball program, is making the most of his second chance at SEC baseball this season. A native of Madisonville, La., Trent signed with LSU, redshirted, and then played his

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The Rebels’ relentless offense

The Ole Miss offense has been pretty good of late. It hasn’t always been pretty, and sometimes all the runs have come in one or two big innings. But the Rebels have kept pounding — that’s sort of the definition

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Tuesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Tuesday morning … Ole Miss picked up a basketball commitment Monday in South Plains CC’s (think Marshall Henderson juco) Rod Lawrence, an athletic 6-4 wing. I found it interesting that Lawrence expects to start at

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Rebels Rise

After a 4-1 week with wins over Memphis, Murray State and twice against Mississippi State, Ole Miss climbed six spots to No. 13 in this week’s release of the Baseball America Top 25. There are no non-conference games this week.

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Tough Enough

Check out our sports front here. Ole Miss pitcher Sam Smith says toughness is more than a buzz word. He says it’s something Ole Miss coaches and players talk about every day. It’s something that was on display by the

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Bianco vs. the Bulldogs

Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco has always spoken about the series against Mississippi State in guarded tones. He doesn’t want to say anything to fuel the rivalry off the field. Since Bianco’s arrival at Ole Miss the Rebels have had

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Final: Ole Miss 12, MSU 2

I didn’t think I would be writing about an Ole Miss win today, but I am for several reasons. First and foremost is the toughness the Rebels displayed by not letting Saturday’s collapse linger and turn into a two-for-the-price-of-one weekend

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